Easy to Grow Roses
A list of easy to grow roses. What makes for easy rose care? Simple rose
planting tips. Easy Does It, Livin Easy and Oso Easy roses. Effortless ways to make
roses bloom. Easy going rose types.
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This easy to grow rose will bowl you over with clusters of full,
ruffled blooms in an apricot and pink blend.
mildly fragrant flowers appear on a disease resistant plant which grows
to 4 feet.
In full sun, 'Easy Does It' is a blooming machine.
Everybody wants to grow beautiful, deliciously fragrant roses. Not
everybody wants to spend their summer contending with the various
and pests that can plague these spectacular plants.
So, can you enjoy armloads of elegant blooms without the fuss?
Yes, but there is a trick to doing so.
You have to plant the right roses for your garden.
rose you plant needs to be suitable for your climate. When you attempt
to grow a rose outside of its recommended range, you are stressing the
Too much heat is just as stressful to some roses as
excessive cold. Even if the plant survives these temperature extremes,
it will fail to thrive.
- What kind of soil do you
have? Roses prefer a slightly acid soil. Very few roses will grow
properly in an alkaline soil. If the soil in your yard is too alkaline
to grow roses, try
planting roses in pots.
- How much sun do you have? A rose bush needs at least 6
hours of sunlight each day in order to remain healthy. Outside the Sun
Belt, 8 hours is better.
Easy care roses are, first and foremost, disease resistant. When properly planted, sited, and spaced, they will not usually fall victim to fungal disease.
say usually because the weather plays a role in the spread of fugal
spores and gardeners have yet to find a way to control the weather.
Easy roses are also vigorous enough to shake off a touch of disease. Usually without being sprayed.
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- Add organic matter to the soil before you set the roses in.
- Make sure the roses are in enough sun.
Fertilize your roses
at least twice per season. Underfed roses have more problems with disease.
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Follow the easy rose planting tips above. To this add:
- 1 or 2 more feedings per year using a bloom boosting (high middle number) fertilizer.
- Make sure you are
pruning your roses
at the right time. Roses that bloom on new wood (repeat bloomers)
should be cut back in late winter or early spring before they break
dormancy. Plants that bloom on old wood (spring bloomers) should be
trimmed right after their blooms fade.
Now that you know what makes roses easy care, let's talk about the plants themselves.
When it comes to ease of care, all types of roses are not created equal.
Hybrid Tea rose
is the most disease prone, difficult to grow class of rose because HTs
are bred for flower form as opposed to garden performance.
Even so, there
are a few Hybrid Teas that are much easier to grow than the rest of the
for instance. But, in general, if you want easy to grow roses, you should steer clear of the HTs.
and Landscape Shrub roses probably tie for first place in the easy rose types competition.
take second place because they are less fussy about having their roots crowded by other garden plants.
you live in the south, China roses (like 'Old Blush') will be low maintenance roses for
you while Sub-zero roses will perform better in cold winter areas.
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